FLOR 112,Floating Badderwort (Utricularia inflata), FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art, FLOR500 is a participatory art, nature, and history project that marks the importance of the moment when the history of Florida changed forever and gives a glimpse of what its landscape was like 500 years ago. Developed by Xavier Cortada, director and artist-in-residence of FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts’ Office of Engaged Creativity, the project commemorates Florida’s quincentenary in 2013.
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 FLOR 112
Floating Badderwort (Utricularia inflata)

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FLOR 112 by Nora Dimitrov

Nora Dimitrov , "FLOR 112: Floating Badderwort (Utricularia inflata)", Watercolor, 10" x 7”, 2013 (CC)

 

 

About the Artist


Ahinora is a retired architect living in Gainesville. After retiring from professional practice in Denver, Colorado, moved to Florida. Discovered the beauty of the medium of watercolor that transformed scale, forms, color and space. She has sold several of her works in local galleries and privately.

 

Artist's Statement


The shape of these flowers are organic, and randomly placed in a happy yellow environment, so as to commune with their natural surroundings.

 

 

FLOR 112 Floating Bladderwort
Photo credit: Shirley Denton

Floating Badderwort
(Utricularia inflata)

For more information about this flower please visit
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants Institute for Systematic Botany


Five hundred Florida artists are sought to create art for FLOR500, a participatory art, nature, and history project that marks the importance of the moment when the history of Florida changed forever and gives a glimpse of what its landscape was like 500 years ago. Developed by Xavier Cortada, director and artist-in-residence of FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts’ Office of Engaged Creativity, the project commemorates Florida’s quincentenary in 2013. For more information click here.

 

 

FIU College of Architecture + The Arts


Xavier Cortada
Artist-in-Residence
Florida International University
College of Architecture + The Arts
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.






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